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Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
washington works, someone who has these relationships, someone who can get on the phone and get the president of the united states to pardon, you know, your fugitive client, that's a very, very marketable commodity. i mean, if you see -- if you are seen as someone who knows how this town works, someone who is a usual suspect in this town, you can dine out for years. that's why no one leaves. >> announcer: funding is provided by -- carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy, and committed to doing real and permanent good in the world. the kohlberg foundation. independent production fund, with support from the partridge foundation, a john and polly guth charitable fund. the clements foundation. park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. the herb alpert foundation, supporting organizations whose mission is to promote compassion and creativity in our society. the bernard and audre rapoport foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. more information a
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Aug 2, 2013 11:00pm PDT
company" -- 50 years after the historic march on washington, we go back to the scene with john lewis, who spoke that day half a century ago. where you're standing now, looking out there. that's all the crowd. >> it was good to be in the presence of lincoln. and i feel honored to have an opportunity to come here almost 50 years later. >> announcer: funding is provided by -- carnegie corporation of new york, celebrating 100 years of philanthropy, and committed to doing real and permanent good in the world. the kohlberg foundation. independent production fund, with support from the partridge foundation, a john and polly guth charitable fund. the clements foundation. park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. the herb alpert foundation, supporting organizations whose mission is to promote compassion and creativity in our society. the bernard and audre rapoport foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. more information at macfound.org. anne gumowitz. the betsy and
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Aug 30, 2013 11:05pm PDT
georgia. recently, he and i returned to the national mall in washington to remember that day in 1963 and the march that changed america. >> people were all the way down. and you just saw hundreds and thousands of individuals. i'm john lewis, and i was the youngest speaker. ten of us spoke. i spoke number six. dr. king spoke number ten. and out of the ten people that spoke that day, i'm the only one still around. >> congratulations. >> what's that? >> congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> it was a great moment in american life. >> you were his friend? >> yeah. i got to know dr. king. i met him in 1958 when i was 18. but i first heard of him when i was 15 years old in the 10th grade. we worked together. we marched together. we got arrested together in selma, alabama. >> have you ever heard this story before? >> yes, i have. >> you have? >> i watched it on tv. >> you did? >> so you know about the sit-ins? the freedom ride? >> yeah. >> people marching for the right to vote? you know, i was on the march from selma to montgomery. i was beaten. on march 7th, 1965, a group of us, about
PBS
Aug 4, 2013 9:00am PDT
to reform always leads to washington. and there almost every reform, whether it's the environment or whether it's agriculture or food, hits up against the power of big money to write the laws it wants and influence the politicians it needs. you found that to be the case, didn't you? >> yes. i think that -- you know, i mean, i believe -- and i don't think naively -- that we, americans, should be able to influence how our politicians vote on these issues. that's not happening right now. and the problem with this issue is that you don't always -- it's not so obvious necessarily how a politician is voting when it comes to programs that address food insecurity. >> there was a poll taken, i think in connection with your film, that found the majority of americans actually were surprised to hear that 50 million people don't know where their next meal is coming from. and many of those polled just don't think of hunger as a pressing issue. given your work on this, how do you explain it? >> there's this concept that you can somehow see hunger, that we would know that there are hungry children if they w
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Aug 11, 2013 9:00am PDT
an opinion about the trouble we're in. the blame game is at fever pitch in washington, where obstinate republicans and hapless democrats once again play kick-the-can with the problems we face. you wish they would just stop and listen to richard wolff. an attentive and systematic observer of capitalism and democracy, he taught economics for 25 years at the university of massachusetts and has published books and dvds such as "democracy at work," "occupy the economy," and "capitalism hits the fan: the global economic meltdown and what to do about it." he's now visiting professor at the new school university here in new york city where he's teaching a special course on the financial crash. welcome, richard wolff. >> thank you, bill. >> last night, i watched for the second time the popular lecture that is on this dvd, "capitalism hits the fan." tell us why you say capitalism has hit the fan. >> well, the classic defense of capitalism as a system from much of its history has been, okay, it has this or that flaw. but it quote, unquote, "delivers the goods.'" >> yeah, for most everybody. >> ri
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